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Nov 08, 2017

Short lists for IR Magazine Awards – Greater China 2017 announced

This year marks introduction of new-style judged awards

IR Magazine has revealed the short lists for the IR Magazine Awards – Greater China 2017, with winners to be announced at the event in Hong Kong on December 7.

Making up the short lists for some of the most coveted categories of the night – best overall investor relations and best investor relations officer – are big names such as last year’s best overall IR (large cap) winner, China Telecom, as well as firms such as AIA Group, China Resources Beer, Far East Consortium International, Kerry Logistics Network, Pacific Basin Shipping and China Unicom, which last year walked away with two awards.

The nominees and winners of these categories, as well as the awards for best corporate governance, best in region and best in sector are all chosen via research and interviews with the investment community.

Click here for the full short list. 

This year marks the introduction of the new-style judged awards, self-nomination categories that allow companies to put themselves up for an award.

This year’s judges – IR Magazine deputy editor Candice de Monts-Petit; Louise Hedberg, head of corporate governance and sustainability at East Capital; Simon Weston, senior fund manager at AXA Investment Managers; and Harold Woo, president of the Investor Relations Professionals Association (Singapore) – have narrowed down the submissions to reveal the short lists across nine categories. 

In the running for awards ranging from best crisis management to best investor event and best ESG communications are companies including Anta Sports Products, CLP Holdings, Man Wah Holdings and Delta Electronics.